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Women's Rugby

Women's Rugby Drops Three of Four at Varsity 7's Championships

Harvard went 1-3 on the day, losing twice in pool play before being edged out by AIC in the semifinal game.

Top of the Eight
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Top of the Eight

Junior Claire Collins, seen in action above, helped the Crimson capture the first Ancient Eight title in program history.

Top of the Eight
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Women's Rugby Captures Ivy League Championship

As the saying goes, defense wins championships. That was the case for the Crimson this weekend. ​For the first time in the history of the Harvard women’s rugby team, the Ivy League 7s Championship trophy is coming to Cambridge.

Breaking Free
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Breaking Free

The Crimson seen in action in the Crimson 7’s tournament win against New Hampshire on March 26, 2016. The young team was lead by sophomore Dalton Youngblood and freshman Caitlin Weigel. Weigel played an instrumental part in the Crimson’s performance by contributing a pair of key scores.

Breaking Free
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Freshman Caitlin Weigel Shines for Women’s Rugby

​Most varsity-level sports have cores centered around their upperclassmen. They are the players who have been around the longest and are the most seasoned. But the women’s rugby team at Harvard has only competed at a varsity level for three years, so it has only recently begun to recruit players. As one of the 11 freshmen on the team, Caitlin Weigel has already begun to make an impact due to her extensive background in the sport.

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Women's Rugby Places Second in Atlanta 7s Tournament

​The Harvard women’s rugby team has played in four tournaments this sevens season and for the fourth time, it made it to the semifinals. This time, however, the team went 3-1 en route to the championship game of the Atlanta 7s tournament played at Kennesaw State University this weekend. The Crimson competed against Life University’s A team, Ohio State, Texas A&M, and Lindenwood in pool play before competing against Life in the championship game of the two-day tournament.

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Athlete of the Week Runners-Up: Week of 4/4

While softball's Taylor Cabe claimed this week's Athlete of the Week honor, she wasn't the only Crimson athlete to record strong performances this week. Sophomores Datlon Youngblood, of women's rugby, and Julia Glynn, of women's lacrosse, are this week's Athlete of the Week runners up.

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Women's Rugby Finishes Third at Quinnipiac Sevens Tournament

The Harvard women’s rugby team continued its sevens schedule this past weekend at the Quinnipiac Sevens Tournament in Hamden, Conn.. The eight-team field included West Chester, AIC, Dartmouth, Norwich A, Norwich B, Quinnipiac, and Army. The Crimson went 3-2 on the day, going 2-1 in pool play before losing to Quinnipiac in the semifinals. The team would go on to beat the Norwich A squad in the Cup Consolation game, taking third at the tournament.

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Women's Rugby Takes Second at Crimson 7's Tournament

After playing their first two sevens tournaments of the spring season, the Harvard women’s rugby team has made two things abundantly clear: the team’s underclassmen are strong, and the Crimson’s defense does not give up many points.

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Mixed Results in Rugby Weekend Tournament

The Harvard women’s rugby team opened their sevens with a strong showing against both old and new opponents this Saturday at the second annual Frostbite 7s Tournament.

Back At It
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Back At It

The Crimson seen in action against Princeton on October 3, 2015 in a 17-10 win to take the Ivy Conference victory. To attain the same goal, the team will need the same effort and dedication from its members as it prepares for the spring season, consisting mainly of high-intensity sevens tournaments.

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Rugby Looks Back on 2015, Prepares for Second Half of Season

​The Harvard women’s rugby team (3-1, 0-0 Ivy League) is young. The team recruited six freshmen last season, and 16 of the 24 players on the team during the fall were either freshmen or sophomores. Going into the second half of its season, the team has time to grow and improve.

RADCLIFFE ROOTS
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RADCLIFFE ROOTS

The women's rugby team, now varsity still dons the Radcliffe jersey and has kept the Radcliffe name in solidarity with the women's rugby club that started it all at Harvard.

RADCLIFFE ROOTS
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Women's Rugby Remembers Radcliffe Roots

The Harvard women’s rugby team shines on as a permanent reminder of how it began: the culture, the mindset, and the family that epitomized the women of Radcliffe athletics.

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Women's Rugby Falls Against Army in Quarterfinals of Inaugural National Championships

The Harvard women’s rugby team was part of history this weekend, participating in the first ever National Collegiate Women's Varsity Rugby Association Tournament, where the Crimson fell, 58-21, to Army.